• Fred Starr recollects…

    Materials World magazine
    Fred Starr explores the lost potential of jet engine pioneer Sir Frank Whittle.
  • Inclusion, diversity and equality – a professional matter

    IOM3 already requires its members to comply with a code of professional conduct, which includes respecting others, and this is supported by our statement on equality, diversity and inclusion
  • IOM3 member discount on APCs for IOM3 journals

    The Institute and Taylor & Francis are offering a 30% APC discount for IOM3 members electing to publish Gold open access content in IOM3 journals. The Institute is committed to the sharing of knowledge and believes this is a valuable step in encouraging authors to make more use of our journals.
  • Changes to Technology Communities Board

    Following the recent decision by Keith Harrison to step down as Chair of the TCB Board in June 2018, IOM3 Trustees approved Mike Clinch as the new Chair.
  • Growing compostable gourd cups

    Materials World magazine
    Gourd cups have been making a splash since their launch last year by New York-based design agency Crème.
  • Steel foam armour stops bullets

    Materials World magazine
    Composite metal foams are proving highly effective as armour for use in military vehicle protection. Ceri Jones reports.
  • Schools and Student Starpack Awards 2019

    The Starpack Schools and Student Awards took place at the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining in London on 26 June 2019 hosted by radio presenter and event host Andy Miller. This year, the awards welcomed entries from Year 7 up to AS Level, and with 190 entries to judge there was no shortage of excellent work. The judges awarded 32 highly commended, 19 bronze, 24 silver and 15 gold stars.
  • IOM3 publishes 2018 Annual Report

    The Institute has published its Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2018. The report highlights the Institute's activities in 2018, covering all departments, local societies and technical communities. The report also features IOM3 award winners and events.
  • Volcanic ash tiles

    Clay Technology magazine
    Designers have created a collection of surface tiles glazed with volcanic ash from Mount Etna in Italy. Shardell Joseph finds out more.
  • Fly Your Ideas Competition: an aeroplane seat-come-wheelchair

    Materials World magazine
    An aeroplane seat–come–wheelchair that could make travel easier is a finalist in the Fly Your Ideas competition 2019. Idha Valeur reports.